Transfer round-up: Chelsea want to sign quality 26-year-old, Arsenal target young striker
Read today's top transfer news and rumours on The Grapevine - The Sport Review's football transfer gossip column
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours.
Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-up to the January transfer window.
It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements for the 2017-18 campaign.
However, there is still plenty of business to be done, with the January transfer window offering clubs the chance to bolster their squads mid-way through the Premier League season.
We’ll keep you up to date with the very latest transfer news concerning your club in our daily gossip and rumours column.
As the build-up to the January transfer window begins to gather pace, The Grapevine has the very latest football transfer news from the Premier League’s top clubs in the round-up below.
Latest football transfer news:
Real Madrid are considering a surprise January move for Chelsea defender David Luiz, 30.
Liverpool FC and Juventus both want to sign 22-year-old Sporting Lisbon winger Gelson Martins next year.
Chelsea are ready to make another bid to sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro, 26, in January after having been heavily linked with him in the summer.
Arsenal among several Premier League clubs interested in signing Novara Calcio’s 20-year-old Dutch striker Alessio da Cruz.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has revealed that he has not yet been consulted by the club’s hierarchy about signings needed in January.
Watford have issued a “firm” hands-off warning to the likes of Chelsea and Tottenham, who are said to be interested in signing Brazilian starlet Richarlison.
Chelsea are confident that they have already all but tied up a deal for 17-year-old Hamburg striker Jann-Fiete Arp.